Which Recliner Should I Buy?

Catnapper recliners have the latest technologies and offer supreme comfort. But when they offer everything from swivel gliders to power lifts, the selection can be overwhelming. Not sure which is right for you? Here’s some info to help you choose: 

Swivel Glider  

Swivel glider recliners are ideal for gamers, movie enthusiasts, and sports fans. All Catnapper swivel gliders have 360° full rotation movement, so you’ll get the best TV views. Full rotation movement is especially useful when you have company over; you can direct the chair into conversational areas and never miss a moment. Plus, swivel gliders have plush, deep-cushioned seating, so you’ll enjoy hours of relaxation and maybe even a nap! 

Rocker 

Looking for a super-comfy chair to rock … Read more...

Surge Protectors: A Necessary Accessory

Power surges and spikes occur more often than you’d think. A common misconception is that they only happen during lightning storms. That’s true, but surges can also be caused by electrical grid problems or a downed tree that hits a power line.

Power spikes are more common in homes. Similar to a surge but shorter, they occur from appliances that demand a lot of power. Spikes are as dangerous as surges because they’re loaded with thousands of volts.

Everyone owns appliances that can cause a spike at any moment. Depending on your home’s wiring, the occurrence can be frequent. Computers, TVs, and washing machines are all sensitive to voltage changes and can be damaged easily. They need to be protected, … Read more...

The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep for a Child

Sleep is important to the general well-being of any person, especially a child. A child who has had plenty of sleep will often be friendly and curious; however, a child that doesn’t get enough sleep can become irritable and detached the next day.

The Benefits of Sleep for Children

There are many benefits to ensuring that your child gets the sleep that they need. First of all, children are still developing physically and emotionally. A full night’s rest can help them improve their memory, their ability to pay attention, their problem-solving skills and their concentration. Physically, sleep can promote skin, muscle and bone growth. A good night’s sleep can also help a child to stay healthy and fight off sickness.… Read more...

Can You Clean a Mattress? Prevention is Your Best Bet

There’s nothing quite like a restful night’s sleep snuggled on top of your comfortable mattress. After a while, though, the stains and smells that accrue may keep you from truly enjoying your sleep. Sleeping on a filthy, stain-filled mattress can do more than just give you nightmares – the accumulated allergens can actually impact your health!

Learn how to treat and prevent the most common types of mattress stains before they become a problem, and get back to having sweet dreams again.

Can You Clean a Mattress?

Some of the most common types of stains can be removed from the surface of a mattress if you treat them right away, including:

  • Sweat
  • Urine
  • Blood
  • Food
  • Beverages

Although quick action can … Read more...

3 Simple Tips to Save Money While Running Your Air Conditioner

As the temperature rises, so does the electric bill. Running your air conditioner during the summer months is quite costly, but with these simple tips, you won’t have to sacrifice your comfort to save some money.

1. Make Sure Your Air Conditioner is the Right Size

When it comes to maximizing your comfort while minimizing your electric bill, size matters. If you purchase an air conditioner that’s too large, you could be throwing money away. However, if you purchase an air conditioner that’s too small, it’s likely you’re not cooling your space efficiently. Having the right size air conditioning system is key. Whether you have a window air conditioner unit or a portable air conditioning unit, you need to make … Read more...

How to Clean & Maintain Your Grill

Your grill works hard all summer long and could use a good scrubbing before another season of grilling. Here are some quick tips on how to clean and properly maintain it.

Note: This type of cleaning should be done after every 8-10 uses.

Step 1: Prep

Before you start, make sure your grill is off and cooled down. If you have a gas grill, make sure to disconnect the propane tank. Fill a bucket or pan with warm, soapy water and place the grates inside to soak.

Step 2: Remove Ash & Residue

If you have a charcoal grill, remove the coal grate and brush out the insides. If you have a gas grill, remove the briquettes, lava rocks, or … Read more...

Tri-Color Pasta Salad: A Simple Side Dish for Summer Cookouts

Hosting a cookout and not sure what to make for a side? This delicious tri-color pasta salad is an easy-to-make recipe, so you can spend more time outside with family and friends instead of in the kitchen. It’s the perfect side to complement food off the grill, and your guests will be going back for seconds! Check it out:

Servings: 8 

Preparation time: 30 minutes 

Ingredients

  • 1 box of tri-color pasta 
  • 1 can of black olives, halved 
  • 2 cups of cherry tomatoes, halved  
  • 1 can of quartered artichoke hearts 
  • 1 cup of shredded Parmesan (or mozzarella) 
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil  
  • 1 tbsp of parsley flakes 
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper 

Directions

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Bose Headphones for All Your Summer Adventures

Bose headphones are made for music lovers. In fact, many Bose engineers are also musicians with a passion for music. So, when you wear Bose headphones, you’ll experience deep bass and incredible sound made by those who love music, too. They’re lots of different options of Bose headphones to choose from, and there’s something to fit everyone’s lifestyle. Whether you’re planning on traveling or just chilling in your backyard this summer, there’s a pair of Bose headphones that’ll keep up with whatever your plans are… even if you’re running a marathon! Not sure which ones are right for you? Here are some features that might help you decide: 

SoundSport Wireless Headphones 

SoundSport® wireless, sweat-resistant headphones are designed for those on … Read more...

Grilled Corn Black Bean Salad: A Healthy & Tasty Summer Dish

Grilled corn on the cob signifies summer’s here, and it’s a total must-have at cookouts. In fact, it’s so delicious that you should mix a bunch of grilled corn pieces right into a salad… everyone will love it! This healthy recipe is perfect to serve as a side dish or pack for a picnic. Plus, it’s easy to make. Check it out: 

Preparation time: about 40 minutes

Servings: 8 

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz of romaine lettuce 
  • 3 ears of grilled corn
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 avocado, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper 

Directions

Cook three ears of corn on your grill, and add some … Read more...

P.C. Richard & Son’s Mobile Installation Centers: Take the Ultimate Road Trip This Summer

Whether it be upstate NY, Florida beaches, or you’re traveling across the country… the possibilities are endless. Wherever you’re going on a road trip, you’ll have a blast with mobile upgrades that’ll make your journey extra fun and memorable. We’ve got you covered at our Mobile Installation Centers with everything from adding new speakers to a video system. Here’s some ideas to help you plan the ultimate road trip this summer:

Car Audio 

We have car stereos, car audio accessories, car speakers, subwoofers, and many more car audio options.  

What’s a road trip without amazing music? Having an up-to-date car audio system is essential if you’re heading out on the open road. Your car stereo could make or break the … Read more...